'The Flash' & 'Supergirl' News & Spoilers: CW Musical Crossovers And 'Gorilla City' [VIDEO]By Sarah T., UniversityHerald Reporter
The musical talent is majorly evident in "The Flash," with their cast having the most musical background. Lead actor, Grant Gustin is a "Glee" alum, actora Carlos Valdez who plays Cisco performs with the band, "The Los," and with veteran actor Jesse L. Martin who is known for his performance in stage musical "Rent," and its movie adaptation, a musical episode could prove to be a hit.
In a report by Mashable, at the 2016 San Diego Comic Con, some fans have pointed out the musical talent that the Flash cast possess and have asked the panel of whether a musical episode can be expected in the future. Many fans recall Gustin's portrayal of the Warbler, Sebastian on "Glee" where his character is basically a jerk, but some may forget that Supergirl herself is also a "Glee" alum. Actress Melissa Benoist, who plays the titular role of Supergirl as cast for the role of Marley Rose for season 4 and 5 of "Glee."
According to Bustle, based from an interview with showrunner all 4 of the CW shows, Greg Berlanti at the "Television Critic's Association" press tour acknowledges the reunion of between Gustin and Benoist will be made up of 2 musical crossover episodes. Greg Berlanti further said that the at least one original song will be done per episode, and that the musical episode will be in the back half of the year between "The Flash" and "Supergirl." It is important to note that the musical crossovers for "The Flash" and "Supergirl" are independent, and Berlanti still has a 4-way crossover in November for "The Flash," "Supergirl," "Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow."
Also in the realm of "The Flash," The CW's DC Comics shows unveiled yesterday, another interesting detail has crept its way to fans: The iconic Flash villain "Gorilla Grodd" will be back, and fans will finally experience The CW's take on the legendary "Gorilla City." Executive producer Andrew Kreisberg has confirmed this in an interview with Collider stating that there will be a 2-part arc that will tackle one of the biggest mysteries of season 2 - where Barry has sent Gorilla Grodd.
Video courtesy of The CW Television Network.